September – Covenant Membership Class

Covenant Membership Class  |  Talk to a Pastor about Scheduling a Time for You

If you’re interested in understand what we believe and how we live out our faith in this body, then we invite you to join us for a Covenant Membership Class. In this class, we dive into Scripture together as we explore theological issues that are central to faith in Christ. We consider what it means to be a follower of Christ and how we live that out together at Grace. At the end of the class, you’ll be invited to become a member of Grace. Whether you’re ready to make that commitment or would like more time to decide, we encourage you to get to know us, what we believe, and who we are through this class.
 
We’re continually available to schedule a one-on-one or small group class that works with your schedule. Contact anyone on staff to get started!
 


October 3 – Lunch with the Pastors

Lunch with the Pastors  |  Sunday, October 3  @ 12:00 pm

If you’re new to Grace, the staff would very much like to get to know you. We’ll share our passion for serving God at Grace, and answer questions you might have about the church, our mission, theology, and ministries. We’ll serve lunch right after the morning service. Join us in upstairs in the youth room. Childcare is provided. Please RSVP so that we prepare well to serve you. Contact Cindy McKinney if you have questions. 
 


October 11 – Mom n Me Playdate

Mom n Me Playdate  |  Monday, October 11 | 10:00 am – noon | Second Monday of each month

Moms, come with your young children to hang out with others while your children enjoy the toys and rooms at Grace. We’ll meet the second Monday of each month in the children’s area at Grace. We’ll have coffee for you and some light snacks for the kids. Talk with Ashley Heslep, Alyssa Lindsay, or Rebecca Bruce if you’d like more info. Or contact Ashley here


October 17 – Operation Christmas Child – Kick-Off

Operation Christmas Child Kick-off  |  Sunday, October 17 

We’re partnering with Samaritan’s Purse again this year to pack Operation Christmas Boxes. Hundreds of thousands of these boxes are sent all over the globe each year. They are distributed to children who live in poverty and extreme circumstances. Samaritan’s Purse partners with missionaries, local churches and other gospel centered organizations to not only share a gift but create discipleship opportunities for many, many children. If you’d like to hear from children and adults who’s lives have been impacted by these efforts in previous years, click the following link. Their stories are truly amazing! 
 
 
 
WAYS TO PACK A BOX OR GIVE
 
 
Get an Operation Christmas Child box in the Grace Lounge and take it home and pack. We’ll give you a pamphlet with clear instructions about what to pack and what not to pack, how to label it, and how to track it. Bring your packed box back to Grace on or before SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 14th. 
 
 
To make it really easy to participate, Samaritan’s Purse has added a new opportunity this year. Go to their website and pack a box from the convenience of your phone or computer. Click the blue box above and get started.
 
 
On WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 27, we’re having a Packing Party during Wednesday night church. We’ll assemble boxes together. This is open to men, women, and children of all ages! We’re buying and bringing supplies in bulk to pack boxes. If you’d like to bring something, contact Sandra Johnson. She’ll let you know what’s needed. If you’d like to give money so that others can buy supplies in bulk, click the link below! 
 


October 17 – Grace Family Meal

Grace Family Meal |  Sunday, October 17 |  12:00 — right after church

 
REGISTER BY THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14TH TO ENSURE YOUR PLACE AT THE TABLE!
 
Join us for a fabulous Chili and Baked Potato Feast! We’re doing our Grace Family Meal a bit differently this time. We’re not collecting fees or donations for this meal. Instead, we’re coordinating the food.  Look for a table in the Lounge where you can sign up to bring chili, salad, dessert, or some other part of the meal. Please register for the meal so we know how many to serve and many chairs to set up! 
 
If you’re new to Grace, we’d like for you to be our guest. Please complete the registration link so that we know you’re coming! You are our guest! 
 
 
Contact Cindy McKinney if you have questions or special dietary needs. 
 
M E N U
Chili
baked potatoes
potato toppings
cornbread
salad and salad fixings
pbj sandwiches
dessert
no bake cookies
 
COME ONE! COME ALL!


October 21 – Third Thursday Worknight

Third Thursday Worknight  |  Thursday, October 21 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Third Thursday 

The deacons need your help to keep our building and grounds in good repair. Join us on the third Thursday of each month to knock out some repair and maintenance items from the deacons list. Talk with any of the deacons to find out what sort of projects they’ll be doing that evening. Ryan Bruce, Grayson Helmreich, Brent Johnson, and Jarrett Teal are our deacons. They’ll post an announcement on the Facebook Grace Family Page if specific tools or skills are needed on a particular night. Click the email link if you’ve got questions or want more info. 
 


October 23 – Grace Women Together

Grace Women Together  |  Saturday, October 23  @ 10:00-11:30 am

Ladies, join us for brunch, devotional and fellowship. It will be a great time of connecting with each other, pausing in His presence, and enjoy a meal you didn’t have to make! 
 
Contact Sandra Johnson if you’d like more information. 
 
Here are some pictures from our last event. We had a great time! Mark your calendars now so you don’t miss next time.


October 27 – Operation Christmas Child – Packing Party

Operation Christmas Party – Packing Party  |  Wednesday, October 27  @ 6:30 pm

Join us on Wednesday night to pack Operation Christmas Child boxes. This is open to adults and children of all ages. We’re buying and bringing supplies in bulk to pack boxes. If you’d like to bring something, contact Sandra Johnson. She’ll let you know what’s needed. If you’d like to give money so that others can buy supplies in bulk, click the link below! 


November 14 – Return Boxes – Operation Christmas Child

Return Boxes – Operation Christmas Party  |  Sunday, November 14

Bring your packed boxes back to the Lounge by Sunday, November 14. If you have any questions, contact Sandra Johnson


September 15 – Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University  |  Wednesday, September 15  @ 6:30 pm

It’s time to stop worrying about money! In Financial Peace University, you’ll learn the proven plan to help you keep a budget, beat debt, and build wealth! Melody Hudson and Curtis Hoffman are teaching this 9 week class on Wednesday nights. Childcare is available for children 5 and under. Elementary children can join our Wednesday night Kid’s Club activities. And youth 7th grade and up are welcome to join the students!
 
Register for FPU directly on the Financial Peace University website. This gives you access to an entire array of financial resources that you can begin exploring as soon as you register.
 
 
 We have many Grace singles and couples who have already taken FPU and made significant changes in how the control their money, rather than letting it control them! If you’d like more information, contact either Melody or Curtis


October 2 – Men’s Breakfast

Men’s Breakfast |  Saturday, October 2, @ 8:00 am

Men’s Ministry are serving up a hot and hardy meal! Coffee, meat, and breakfast fare will be ready at 8:00. Come join the guys for a relaxing time of fellowship along with great grub. Contact Ryan Bruce if you want more details.


August 29 – New Member Welcome

New Member Welcome  |  Sunday, August 29  |  during service

We have a large number of people who are ready to join our church. What an extraordinary thing God is doing amongst us! We will officially welcome these new members into our congregation during our church service on August 29th. Don’t miss this wonderful day of celebration.


September 25 – Membership Meeting

Membership Meeting  |  Saturday, September 25  |  9:00 am

If you are a member of Grace Community Church, then we invite you to make this morning a priority. We’ll cover business and budget matters, discuss successes and challenges, look at needs, and spend time together in prayer. Bottom line, we want to consider how we are helping people find their place in God’s story with all our resources and talents. And seek God together earnestly. If you have questions about the meeting, contact Christopher Heslep. Please email Cindy McKinney if you’ll be bringing your children for the morning. Childcare is available.